Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 2/14/13
The Rangers win in Boston marked the night we’ve been talking about since the Rangers opened the season with three losses in four games. Following those games, fans were ready to can Torts, trade Gabby and torch everything Glen’s built over the last few years. Premature panic compelled Dave to write an article titled, “One game does not make a season. I pleaded with people to have patience and suggested we needed to wait until at least the 12 game mark before we could analyze what kind of team we had. Well, tonight is game 12 and I think we’re all ready for an evaluation. Here’s some initial thoughts… Key Strengths Rick Nash is better than advertised Never mind the 10 points in 12 games, or the fact he leads all Rangers in offense, what Nash brings to the table goes beyond the score sheet.  He not only draws coverage, opening up space for his linemates, but he also consistently beats the coverage on his own. Gomez used to skate right into blueline traps and cough the puck up over a...
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